Category: Local News

  • Ebonyi APGA Alleges Political Harlotry, Lack of Integrity by Ex-assembly Candidate, Elebe

    Ebonyi APGA Alleges Political Harlotry, Lack of Integrity by Ex-assembly Candidate, Elebe

    The All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA in Ebonyi State on Thursday berated its former House of Assembly candidate for Ohaukwu South Constituency, popularly known as Elebe, who defected to the All Progressives Congress, APC, ahead of the forthcoming general election. It was gathered that the embattled ex-assembly candidate of APGA discontinued his ambition and defected […]

  • Bad leadership caused Ebonyi-North attacks – APC sen candidate

    Bad leadership caused Ebonyi-North attacks – APC sen candidate

    The All Progressives Congress Senatorial candidate for the Ebonyi-North District in the 2023 general election, Onyekachi Nwebonyi, has blamed the killings, attacks and destruction of property in the zone on bad leadership. According to him, the war-like situation currently being experienced in the zone occurs because those who represent the area pay lip service to […]

  • Gunmen kill Ebubeagu operative in Ebonyi

    Gunmen kill Ebubeagu operative in Ebonyi

    Gunmen have killed a member of Ebubeagu Security Network in Ebonyi State, south-east Nigeria. The incident occurred at about 11:45 p.m. on Sunday in Okposi, a community in Ohaozara Local Government Area of the state. It was learnt that the victim, Joseph Nwanja, was killed near a security checkpoint in the area. The police in […]

  • 2023 Census: Umahi Charges Citizens to Submit Selves for Enumeration

    2023 Census: Umahi Charges Citizens to Submit Selves for Enumeration

    Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has urged citizens in the state to submit themselves to be captured in the 2023 national census. The Governor gave the charge during a Stakeholders’ Summit on Citizens’ input and Consultation for the 2023 Population and Housing Census in Abakakilki on Monday. Umahi, who inaugurated a 19-member State Steering Committee […]

  • Gov Umahi Bans the Use of Public Schools for Political Rallies

    Gov Umahi Bans the Use of Public Schools for Political Rallies

    Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has placed a ban on holding political rallies in public schools in the state with effect from 1st November. Mr Umahi also banned commercial motorcyclists from operating between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. to check the state’s insecurity. The governor announced the ban in Abakaliki on Monday at a […]

  • 2023: Umahi Signs Executive Order, Tells Political Parties to Pay N5m to Use Public Facilities

    2023: Umahi Signs Executive Order, Tells Political Parties to Pay N5m to Use Public Facilities

    Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, on Thursday, signed executive orders banning the use of primary school premises, market places and parks for campaigns by political parties ahead of the 2023 general elections. The governor also signed another executive order banning the use of motorcycles in the 13 Local government areas of the state between the […]

  • ‘Attack on Ebonyi APGA Guber candidate, Barbaric’

    The Action Alliance (AA) governorship candidate in the 2023 general election in Ebonyi State, Chukwuma Nwandugo, has condemned the attack on his All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) counterpart, Prof. Bernard Odoh, and his campaign team in the state. Odoh and his team were allegedly attacked in Izzi Local Government Area (LGA) of the state on Thursday, where he had […]

  • 2023: Ebonyi North Should Produce Next Governor – Umahi

    2023: Ebonyi North Should Produce Next Governor – Umahi

    Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has advised people to prioritise equity in a way that equal treatment will be given to all. Mr Umahi said this in Abakaliki on Sunday during an interdenominational thanksgiving church service to mark Nigeria’s 62nd independence and 26th anniversary of the state. The governor reiterated that in the interest of […]

  • No Hiding Place for Criminals in Ebonyi – Umahi

    No Hiding Place for Criminals in Ebonyi – Umahi

    Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State has said there will be no hiding place for criminals in the State. Umahi stated this during the occasion to mark Nigeria’s 62nd Independence Anniversary on October 1 and the 26th anniversary of the creation of Ebonyi. He also revealed that those behind the killings in Ebonyi were known […]

  • Kanu: No sit-at-home on Tuesday –IPOB

    Kanu: No sit-at-home on Tuesday –IPOB

    The Indigenous People of Biafra has clarified that it did not issue any sit-at-home directive in the South-East on Tuesday, October 4. The pro-Biafran group said the clarification became necessary because of rumours making the rounds that a sit-at-home has been declared. A statement by the group’s Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, on Sunday […]